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All the Way Home is a 1963 drama film directed by Alex Segal and starring Jean Simmons, Robert Preston, Pat Hingle, and Michael Kearney. The plot is about a young boy and his mother dealing with the sudden death of his father. It was based on the 1957 James Agee novel A Death in the Family[3] and the 1960 Tad Mosel play All the Way Home.[4]

All the Way Home
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Theatrical poster
Directed byAlex Segal
Produced byDavid Susskind
Screenplay byPhilip Reisman Jr.
Based on
StarringJean Simmons
Robert Preston
Pat Hingle
Aline MacMahon
Thomas Chalmers
Music byBernard Green
CinematographyBoris Kaufman
Edited byLora Hays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 17, 1963 (1963-10-17)
Running time
97–107 minutes
CountryUnited States


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Knoxville News Sentinel east Tennessee movie making all the way home
  2. ^ By, E. A. (1962, Aug 29). 'NO STRINGS' SOLD TO FILM COMPANY. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from
  3. ^ Agee, James (1957). A Death in the Family (1st ed.). New York City: McDowell, Obolensky Inc. ASIN B0006AV5JE.
  4. ^ Mosel, Tad (1961). All the Way Home: A Drama in Three Acts (Acting ed.). New York City: Samuel French, Inc. ASIN B0007DKA82.

Further readingEdit

  • Paul F. Brown, Rufus: James Agee in Tennessee, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 422 pages, 2018. ISBN 1621904245.

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